Return of the Mac
Sunday Night Show Transcript
Sunday August 11, 2013
Reporter: Rahni Sadler
Producer: Dale Paget
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Sex drugs and rock n’ roll: if ever there was a band that followed the mantra to the letter, it’s Fleetwood Mac.
Ahead of their Australian tour, the band are together for one special interview. The love triangles, the spiraling cocaine habits and other tales of rock star excess – nothing is off-limits. After more than four decades, see the reunion of all reunions.
MICK: Everyone on that stage has really fulfilled their dream from when they were really young to do this and we’re still doing this at this level. We’re still actually finding new chapters that are opening for us as people and musicians.
RAHNI: How does it feel when you walk out onto a stage and everybody is going nuts and stamping the ground? You’re walking out hand in hand with Lindsay.
STEVIE: I feel like I did when I first met him and started to sing with him because I knew, I knew that Lindsay and Stevie were going places.
RAHNI: Fleetwood Mac’s celebrated rock’n’roll story of love, hate and hit records has come full circle.
STEVIE: It is, in many ways, one of the greatest love stories ever told. It’s like one of those great romances of the century.
MICK: We’re all ex-lovers, so it’s just not cut and dry.
STEVIE: It’s a relationship that spans centuries and has come out on top.
RAHNI: For more than 30 years, Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham played together, but hardly spoke.
STEVIE: We both tried to kill each other.
RAHNI: Now they’re back.
STEVIE: It reminds me of the ’70s. It reminds me of the early days when we first started. Continue reading